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's lead downward. hallie jackson have details on how lawmakers are trying to ease concerns about the u.s. economy in the fiscal cliff. >> we are hearing from democrats and republicans in congress about working together, but it remains to be seen whether they will back up the top with action. -- back up the talk wtih action. action. the dow dropped 13,000. it is that it would downgrade the u.s. credit rating if congress does nothing about the so-called fiscal cliff. compromising to be the word of the day on a compromise from leaders on both sides of the ideal. >> it is better to be of that fight. it is better to work together. republican speaker of the house signaled his party may be open to deal that includes higher taxes. to the we are willing to except the revenue under the right conditions. democratic senate majority leader harry reid wonder why the wait? >> i am not for kicking the can down the road. i did we have done up far too much. we know what the issue is, and we need to solve that issue. >> president obama looking ahead to the lame-duck session of congress next week. in wash
try to figure out what happened during the attacks in benghazi. as hallie jackson reports, general david petraeus is not out of the spotlight. >> former cia director general david petraeus will answer questions about benghazi, just not today. later this morning congress will move forward with its investigation. >> i don't think there's any debate in this country that when you have for americans killed, that is a problem. >> congress will look at not just what happened with the deadly attack in libya on september 11, but what happened after and how the administration responded. >> i believe the american people deserve a comprehensive, no- holds-barred investigation. >> at the heart of the increase its un ambassador susan rice, who made the rounds on tv after the assault to blame protests on an inflammatory anti-muslim video. the white house says it was based on intelligence she had at the time. >> this president and is this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a cover-up. >> if president obama decides to appoint ambassador rice as the next sec
to business. hallie jackson joins us live with the latest. the over arching concern is the fiscal cliff. >> we are talking about topics that congress has put off for two years. the post office is running at of money. farmers looking for help are running at of patients. congress is running out of time. >> you will see a lot of leverage games, getting down to business will be after thanksgiving. >> the biggest shadow belongs to the fiscal cliff, the threat of tax increases and spending cuts that come with a deadline. >> a lot of bad things could happen. the other is they kick the can down the road. >> it could suck up all the band with in congress. >> these things tend to squeak through because everybody is focused on the big issue and the little fights aren't as divisive. >> decisions over the debt ceiling and possibly immigration reform. one of the first things members of congress have to do is look at who will look at the leadership roles moving forward. members of the senate will meet tomorrow to talk about that. in the house, whether nancy pelosi will stay on as her role. >> is impossible s
hill want answered -- who knew what and when? there will be closed door hearings. hallie jackson joins us live with the latest. good morning. thee're waking up to news secretary of defense is warning to leaping to any conclusions about another general. cameras try to capture jill kelley after she and general john allen exchange thousands of pages of females. general allan will continue as top commander in afghanistan. >> no one has ever ordered his performance of duty has not been excellent. >> lawmakers will hear from the acting cia director about the resignation of david petraeus. his amnesties were discovered after jill kelley complained of receiving harassing e-mail us from his mistress. >> what do they say -- hell hath no fury as a woman scorned. >> a top person and the president should know that. >> was there a national security threat? >> if it involves core behavior, it would have nice to know before we saw it on tv. >> we expect to hear from the president at a news conference this afternoon. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 5:36. new guidelines for hospitals to f
to figure what happened. hallie jackson is live with the latest. good morning. >> general petraeus will be answering questions about benghazi but not today. he will talk tomorrow. congress will move forward with the investigation. >> i don't think there's any debate the when you have four americans killed, that is a problem. >> compass will look what happened after and how the administration responded. >> i believe the american people deserve a comprehensive investigation. >> susan rice. she made the rounds on tv after the assaults. information the white house says it was based on intelligence she had at the time. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetents or engaged in a cover-up. >> the gop is setting up a fight if ambassador rice will be appointed the new secretary of state. >> somebody has to start paying a price. >> if senator mccain and others want to go after somebody come they should go after me. >> strong words from the president. we do expect general petraeus up on the hill first thing tomorrow morning. >> what do we know abo
. >> there will be a hearing later this week. >> hallie jackson has the latest on the story. >> over the weekend, top leaders in congress seemed frustrated they didn't know about this sooner. we are learning more about the woman who sparked this investigation in the first place. >> we received no advanced notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> diane feinstein said she did not know that david petraeus was resigning until it happened. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. >> i think we should have been told. >> an affair between the former cia director and his biographer, paula broadwell. both are married. she sent e-mails to a second woman identified as jill kelley. she is from florida. her family had been friends with the petraeuses for years. >> it just doesn't add up. you have this type of investigation. it took quite sure months to find out of the cia director was involved -- it took four months. >> david petraeus had been scheduled to testify about the attack in benghazi. >> i do not see how you could have what happened in benghazi if general petraeus doesn't testify.
the white house. >> hallie jackson joins us with a preview. good morning. >> hi. a lot of folks will be watching this speech closely. for the second morning in a row, the markets were open after a slump as investors worry if lawmakers don't do something to avoid tax hikes and spending cuts. this afternoon, president obama will walk into the east room of the white house today to call on congress to work together. to figure how to handle the fiscal cliff. >> these folks and the president have to worry -- if they come out too sharp, they could create a deeper recession. >> that is the warning from the congressional budget office. the new report says a lengthy standoff could end with millions out of workthey believe the standoff could end with millions out of work and the unemployment rate at 9.1%. most lawmakers will not let it get to that. they will try to hammer out a deal when the new congress takes over capitol hill. in the speech today, the president is expected to push for the bush-era tax cuts for everybody except the wealthiest americans. that is something republicans have
. >> global markets are following wall street's lead downward. >> hallie jackson has more on help lawmakers are trying to ease concerns about the fiscal cliff. >> the fiscal cliff, two words will be saying quite a bit. the dow had its worst day yesterday all year long. it would downgrade the u.s. credit rating if congress didn't do something about the fiscal cliff. but compromise seemed to be the word of the day on capitol hill. we heard plans to negotiate some kind of a budget deal. it remains to be seen what the deal would look like. this year or next year when the new congress comes income. >> the worst post-election plunge ever? >> not quite. the day after president obama was first elected, the dow dropped 486 points. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> a nessie committed for some downtown commuters -- amessy for someommute downtown commuters. jennifer franciotti >> is live at the scene. >> it is on charles street. this is where we saw the water is shooting out of the road. that water is still flowing this morning. we have seen work happening along north avenue. it looks like crews are dig
will find out more details about the investigation into a hearing later this week. >> hallie jackson has the latest. good morning. >> top leaders in congress seemed frustrated they didn't know about this sooner. we are learning more about the woman who sparked this investigation in the first place. >> we received no advanced notice. >> diane feinstein said she did not know that david petraeus was resigning until what happened. >> i think we should been told. >> an affair between the former cia director and his biographer, paula broadwell. she said e-mails to a second woman identified as jill kelley . her family had been friends with the petraeuses for years. >> it just doesn't add up. >> david petraeus had been scheduled to testify about the attack in benghazi. >> i do not see how you could happen what happened in benghazi general petraeus doesn't testify. >> thursday is the hearing on benghazi. officials will be answering questions in closed-door meetings on capitol hill. >> walked us to the specific timeline. >> the fbi looked into this complaint about harassing e- mails by his officia
@wbaltv.com. >> lawmakers go back to d.c. today to give back to business. hallie jackson has a look at the bodiless left waiting for lawmakers. >> we are talking about topics that congress has put off for two years. < two months before the end of the session. the post office is running out of money. farmers looking for help are running out of patience. congress is running out of time. >> you will see a lot of leverage games. getting down to business will be after thanksgiving. >> the biggest shadow belongs to the fiscal cliff, the threat of tax increases and spending cuts that come with a deadline. >> a lot of bad things could happen. >> there are two possibilities. the other is they kick the can down the road. >> it could suck up all the bandwidth in congress. when it comes to cyber security or extending payroll tax cuts -- >> these things tend to squeak through because everybody is focused on the big issue, and the little fights aren't as divisive. >> decisions over the debt ceiling and possibly immigration reform. >> immigration reform is the biggest item that may be tackled and hasn't had a look in
off. i am hallie jackson. roadsides need to tackle the fiscal cliff. will they find enough ground to skew the country from the edge? >> tracking an accident in >> you are watching wbal tv 11. live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00. >> good morning. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> i am mindy basara. what is the weekend looking like? >> yesterday was all clouds. we still have a clouds. some clouds producing sprinkles. most to the south east of us. it looks like the most perfect will be on the eastern shore, not a very significant. a couple sprinkles over and arundal county around annapolis. and here an indication there might be a sprinkle of bear, the clouds will be going away and we will see some sun. a better forecast. we will talk details in a minute. >> for the first time since announcing his resignation in the wake of an affair, david petraeus answering questions on capitol hill. >> but not about the scandal. hallie jackson joins us live with more. what will he be addressing? >> we are expecting him to be on capitol hill any minute now for a hearing on the hill
. >> hallie jackson has more. >> we have been listening to the candidates make to cases but today it is the voices of the voters that will be the loudest. romney.l blow for romn >> i think we need more of a change in a positive direction for the economy. >> she feels this year she could make a difference. >> i want to make sure my voice is heard. >> the presidential candidates urged supporters to make their voices heard. there was last-minute campaigning in wisconsin, in hampshire, and iowa. some 30 million people have already cast their ballots. >> it is a privilege that we have and we need to take advantage of it. >> both president obama and mitt romney are keeping up their closing arguments today. mitt romney will be in ohio and pennsylvania. the president will be in chicago today. >> when can we expect results? >> we will see the first of the big battleground states close at 7:00 p.m., virginia. then ohio and florida. did not expect the networks to call this before 11:00 p.m. eastern when almost all the states will wrap up except for alaska. they have talked about the importan
romney with more than 300 electoral votes. hallie jackson joins us live this morning. .t doesn't matter about florida >> president obama is waking up this morning a winner. he is waking up in chicago this morning. [cheers] the first family waves to an ecstatic crowd in chicago. >> thank you. >> as supporters cheered in times square and in front of 1600 pennsylvania avenue. but the crowd fell silent in boston, where mitt romney supporters found his candidate did not earn enough votes to earn the white house. >> i wish i was able to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. we join with you to pray for him and for this great nation. >> romney called for bipartisanship. >> we cannot risk partisan bickering. >> a sentiment echoed by the president. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. you have made me a better president. >> the president promised to work with congress, he vowed -- >> we remain more that a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >>
if there'll be another four years for president obama. >> hallie jackson joins us live with some of the story lines on this election day. we're getting some election results. >> at this hour, some of the new hampshire in dixville notch. it turns out 10 people cast ballots. it was five to five, a tie. could this be indicative of what is to come today? >> give this a time line of when to expect results later tonight. will we have to wait until the sun comes up/ >> that is a good question. we have a pool of when we will see results. polls in virginia close at 7:00 p.m. do not expect to see the networks call this race until 11:00 p.m. they want to be correct and not just be first. hoping to avoid what happened with george w. bush and john kerry. >> what are the vegas oddsmakers saying? >> i am not a betting person. the current odds for president obama are one in five. seven in two for mitt romney. who knows that factors into things? >> hallie jackson, thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you heading to the polls today are due to vote early this year?
with details. we begin with hallie jackson. good morning and down to the wire. >> as we enter this last day, national polls show this as a dead heat. president obama has a slight edge in the electoral college. from new hampshire to ohio, florida and virginia, the presidential candidates are counting down the hours until election day. the president may be losing his voice. supporters have been plenty vocal. some of the biggest crowds of the campaign season. >> i ask you to vote for real change. paul ryan and i, we will bring real change for america. >> mitt romney spent some time in pennsylvania. he wants to flip the state. at this point, the election is not about the undecideds. it is about firing up the base. >> if you get all your supporters out to the polls, you will win this election. >> president obama acknowledged it is all up to voters. it is out of his hands. >> if they do their jobs, they are not relevant either because it is now up to you. >> both candidates will go to seven states before going to their respective corners. president obama in chicago, and mitt romney in boston. >>
of issues. >> hallie jackson joins us live to begin our coverage. florida is too close to call but it will not matter. >> president obama knows where his home will be for the next four years. it will be here in washington after waking up in chicago this morning. the first family ways to an ecstatic crowd in chicago. >> thank you. >> as supporters cheered in times square and in front of 1600 pennsylvania avenue. the crowd fell silent in boston where mitt romney supporters found his candidate did not earn enough votes to earn the white house. >> i wish i was able to lead the country in a different direction. we join with you to pray for him and for this great nation. >> romney called for bipartisanship. >> cannot risk partisan bickering. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. you have made me a better president. >> the president promised to work with congress, he vowed -- >> we remain more that a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> senator harry reid and john boehner
sandy. >> hallie jackson joins us with more. the president dealt with the aftermath of the storm. >> yes, but now he is back on the campaign trail. he will talk about the storm victims in his remarks today. roomette romney is on the trail as well. -- miche romney is on the trail as well. president obama delivered a message to those devastated by superstar sandy. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need. >> his message will shift away from the path of destruction to the past 2270 electoral votes. he will hit wisconsin and colorado. in florida, mitt romney backed off on aggressive attacks as signals those struggling from the aftermath of the storm. >> keep people in your thoughts and prayers. >> both candidates will refocus. >> memories are short so by the weekend, we will be focusing again on the candidates. >> it has a been up to the surrogates to do the slamming. jeb bush said choice words about president obama. >> is entire strategy is to blame on others starting with my brother, of course. >> vice president joe biden r
bed of dog or cat food. >> benghazi is in the bull's- eye on capitol hill today. hallie jackson joins us live with that story appeared in looks like someone has been in the spotlight is tied to the story as well. >> absolutely. general petraeus will be answering questions about benghazi, but not today. he will talk tomorrow. later this morning, congress will move forward with the investigation. >> i don't think there's any debate that when you have four americans killed, that is a problem. >> congress will look at what happened and how the administration responded. >> i believe the american people deserve a comprehensive investigation. >> susan rice made the rounds on tv after the assault. she blamed protest over a video. information the white house says was based on intelligence she had at the time. some wonder if there is more to the story. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetents or engaged in a cover-up. >> the gop is setting up a fight if ambassador rice will be appointed the new secretary of state. >> i think she knew better. >> s
. >> president obama is looking ahead to the lame-duck meeting next week. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. there is a water main that ruptured on wednesday turning streets into rivers. jennifer franciotti is live. >> the work is slow but sure. it looked like a raging river yesterday. as the look of charles street, the break in the main happened on east 20th street causing the road to buckle. the water is still flowing but looking like nothing like it did yesterday morning. the repairs have not begun yet. big time traffic jam. getting a around a huge problem in one of the busiest parts of baltimore city. the evening rush hour traffic -- it is as bad as predicted. this morning is not expected to be any better. the problem started yesterday morning when water began gushing out of the 60-inch water main. charles street flooded. some homes and businesses were evacuated. >> they said we had to evacuate. they said it was bad so we got out immediately. >> officials went into structures to check for safety conditions. crews began the slow process of turning off the water. >> you have
post election speech from the white house. hallie jackson has the latest. good morning. >> good morning. people from capitol hill to wall street will be listening to what the president has to say today. the markets were open after a slump as investors worry about if lawmakers don't do something to avoid tax hikes and spending cuts. president obama will walk into the east room of the white house to call on congress to work together. >> these folks and the president have to worry if they come out to sharp they could create a more deep recession. >> that is the warning from the congressional budget office. believe the standoff could end with millions out of work and the unemployment rate of 9.1%. most lawmakers will not let it get to that 0.0 will try to hammer out a deal when the new congress takes over capitol hill. the speech today, president is expected to push for the bush era tax cuts for everybody except the wealthiest americans. >> what kinds of decisions to democrats and americans have to make? >> they are looking at a number -- how much they are going to reduce the deficit saving
it on tv. >> the president will have a news conference this afternoon. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> attorneys for tiffany alston say she should be reinstated to her office. she was removed after pleading guilty to using state money to pay an employee of her law firm. her attorneys say that conviction was changed which should allow her to return to her seat. >> 3 people are dead after a plane slams into a home in mississippi. >> the investigation into a bizarre blast in indianapolis. investigators think may have happened, next. >> your morning commute is looking pretty good in terms of delays. >> good morning. this is a live look out stores. not too bad to start the day. the sun is trying to come up. you will be feeling the chill when you step outdoors. i am live at the bea gaddy family center. they are getting ready for their big thanksgiving dinner. you are one of the daughters of bea gaddy. she started the tradition of helping people in baltimore. so nice to see your family continuing that. >> continuing her legacy. >> you are getting ready for your big thanksgiving dinner. th
the federal case. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> anne arundal county police arrested 66-year-old man with a hollywood connection for allegedly sexually abusing several children over a number of years. police are trying to bigger out of there are more victims. jennifer franciotti live with the details. good morning. >> good morning. the victims are now adults. abuse started when there were eight years old. and documents show how vulnerable they may have been. >> it takes a lot of courage for victims to come forward with this information and present it to law enforcement. our detectives acted quickly and work in conjunction with the state attorney's office to ride with these charges. >> there commending breyer two adult males who came forward in august alleging they withstood sexual abuse at the hands of 66- year-old james farrow. they say it started in 2000, lasted until 2008. the victims were eight years old again. there would sleep over at his house with permission from their parents. charging documents reveal one of the victims told police the abuse had happened hundreds of times.
issues. we'll begin with hallie jackson in our washington bureau. good morning . >> let's talk polls. national polls show this as a dead heat. president obama has a slight edge in the electoral college. on new hampshire to ohio, florida and virginia, the candidates are county down the hours until election day. the president may be losing his voice. supporters have been plenty of vocal. so now the biggest crowds of the campaign season. >> i ask you to vote for real change. we will bring real change for america. >> mitt romney spent some time in pennsylvania. at this point, the election is not about the undecided. >> if you get all your supporters out to the polls, you will win this election. >> president obama acknowledged it is all up to voters. >> if they do their jobs, it is now up to you. >> both candidates will go to seven states before going to their respective corners. president obama in chicago and mitt romney in boston. >> some pigskin and politics for both candidates. >> football fans -- separate interviews were taped with chris berman for "monday night football" tonight. >>
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